Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Random Stories from the Net

Count de Monet: "Your highness, the peasants are revolting!"
Louis XVI: "You're right, they stink on ice!"

--History of the World Part I

In the same spirit, consider this moment of condescension from Senator Harry Reid:


President-elect Obama is being warned that Iran might have a nuclear weapon during the first year of his term:


High tides continue to flood Venice:


Talk about offering up a pound of flesh...

"As part of its plan, Ford announced that the salary of Ford CEO Alan Mulally would be cut to $1 a year if Ford actually borrowed money from the government."

Imagine you're in one of the lifeboats from the Titanic as you watch the liner sink toward a watery grave. Would you actually feel better, and would your own personal situation be improved, if you knew that Captain Smith was going to receive a pay cut? Yes, I'm serious.


The attackers in Mumbai came from Pakistan. This, of course, surprises no one who's read the history of India or seen the movie about Mohandas K. Gandhi.


That's about enough surfing for now. Let's be careful out there.

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